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Students head back to class on 1st day of school

All across Michigan, thousands of kids are waking up for their first day of school. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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MC Hammer to give free ‘Innovate in the Hood’ tech talk at Detroit’s Cass Tech High School

DETROIT, MI — MC Hammer has experienced the highs and lows of the entertainment business for a few decades now and wants to share his experiences and comeback in the business world with a Detroit audience. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Charter school authorizers propose evaluation plan

Authorizers of Michigan’s charter schools have proposed establishing a voluntary accreditation and standards system after state education officials cited performance, transparency and oversight deficiencies for one quarter of them. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Bloomfield Hills all-girl Catholic high school teacher claims she was fired for non-traditional pregnancy

Barbara Webb, a former Catholic all-girls high school teacher at Marian High School in Bloomfield Hills, says her ex-employer fired her for being gay. Full News here – Detroit News

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Charter school group: Let us set up peer-review system for authorizers

A group of Michigan’s charter school authorizers wants to establish a commission that would evaluate any authorizer that voluntarily joins on nine criteria. Full News here – freep

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For Detroit children, getting ready for school includes visit to zoo, new shoes

— Skechers, Meijer and the Detroit Zoo partnered Tuesday to make sure when Detroit Public School students get back to the classroom next week, they will be getting started on the right foot. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Program pushes Detroit students’ safety for coming school year

— When students return to school next week, some will notice bright, painted footprints leading them to their buildings. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit school district cancels staff pay cut, larger class sizes

Detroit Public Schools’ emergency manager said Tuesday he is canceling plans to boost class sizes and cut employee pay 10 percent in the state’s largest school district. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Michigan school chief jabs DPS over pay cuts on Twitter

State school Superintendent Mike Flanagan scolded Michigan’s largest district Monday on Twitter, urging Detroit Public Schools to come up with ‘a better solution’ to its fiscal problems than employee pay cuts. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Pediatricians recommend later school start times

— Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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1st day of school in Pontiac brings day of many firsts

When students at Pontiac High School arrive Monday for the first day of school, chances are it’ll be the first day in the district for the teachers standing in front of them, too. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Meijer High School Game of the Week

Each week, high school football brings communities together, and throughout it all, 7 is On Your Sidelines. We leave it up to you to see where our cameras go for our Meijer High School Game of the Week. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Detroit’s Cass Tech High School adding International Baccalaureate program

Cass Tech High School will become Detroit’s first International Baccalaureate diploma program, Detroit Public Schools said Friday. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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GM Student Corps’ high school volunteers rehab parks, learn about career paths

Natalie Broda – A big local example of putting teenage volunteer manpower to work wrapped up earlier this week. The 106 Detroit- and Flint-area high school students who took part in the General Motors Co. Student Corps over the summer removed 1,844 bags of trash, used 157 gallons of paint and spruced up 15 schools. […]

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Detroit church helps kids get ready for school

— Students got help preparing for the upcoming start of classes during Tuesday’s Back to School Festival at Greater Grace Temple. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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